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Event Archive - CD Release Concert 'Gift Horse': Barney Bentall, Leslie Alexander

Sat. October 7th 2006 Vancouver East Cultural Centre (All Ages)
8pm - 11:30pm doors at 7:30pm
$26 + service charge
Tickets at: All Ticketmaster Locations
Barney has a new album coming out on True North records called "Gift Horse"
August 29th of 2006. It has been 9 years since his last effort "Till Tomorrow" which
came out in 1997. Live in concert, Barney will be accompanied by Leslie Alexander
(guitar, vocals), John Ellis (steel pedal guitar, vocals), and other special guests To be

Barney Bentall has been making records for more than 20 years. An well seasoned
performer as well, Barney has toured Canada from coast to coast countless times.
With two dozen hits and a handful of gold records later, Barney now performs his
favorites (and fan favorites) that showcases his more introspective and melodic side.

In the last two years of performing in this style and configuration, fans are enjoying
the fresh sounds of familiar songs. Fans are also discovering what a great lyricist
Barney is in his new songs.

When he’s not selling out shows or entertaining our troops in Bosnia, Israel, or
Egypt, Bentall oversees a 200 head cattle operation on his ranch in the rugged
Cariboo sector of British Columbia.


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Barney Bentall

A legend in his own right, Vancouver-based Barney Bentall has been creating music since 1978. Throughout his career, he has released three independent albums and seven studio albums. In the late eighties, Barney Bentall formed The Legendary Hearts. Their self-titled debut reached Platinum status in Canada, featured three hit singles, and garnered a... more info

Leslie Alexander

Leslie Alexander grew up on a sheep farm & couldn’t wait to get to the city. She hit the road, made a bunch of mistakes & wrote songs about them. She wound up singing on a street corner in Vancouver for spare change. She does not consider this a mistake. Along came producer John Ellis (Be Good Tanyas), who helped Leslie make her first record ... more info
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